The dissonance comes as I look at the vehicles people are driving to the food banks. Maybe one of the reasons folks are low on funds is because many are driving vehicles or living in houses they can’t actually afford.
They may not have much money, but they have some sweet wheels.
Paycheck to paycheck. No margin for error. Inadequate contingency funds. Just a razor thin buffer between getting by and disaster. Along with a buy-in of the rotten, detestable mantra about having it all and having it now.